Describe the three major components of prejudice.
- Judgments that are negative and generalized about a certain group of people we call stereotypes.
- A person’s negative emotions, like fear and hostility, that are aimed at a specific group of people are also a part of prejudice.
- The last component of prejudice is the predisposition to discriminate against a certain group or group members.
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